Monthly Archives: November 2007

Great Places – Alaska USA

    Alaska is the largest of the 50 United States, and is also the most northerly and remote wilderness. As such, visitors tend to be concentrated in the southern, most accessible part of the state. Most tourists actually see the … Continue reading

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Hilton Head Island

     Recently, we traveled, for the first time, to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Our group consisted of three (3) couples and we stayed at a Marriott resort on the island. Our trip only lasted a week but was memorable … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Canada

    Canada, like the United States, has incredible natural beauty. Most of the locations recognized by UNESCO are in this category. There are also several historic places in Eastern Canada which have been named World Heritage Sites. Check my list … Continue reading

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Great Places – California USA

    California is one of the largest of the United States and has a wealth of travel attractions, from incredibly beautiful national parks, to glorious beaches, mountains, and exciting cities. It is also one of the most populous states, probably … Continue reading

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Great Places – Northwest States, USA

     The American Northwest is another favorite vacation area for both residents and foreigners. The area has spectacular scenery, several national parks, and some fascinating cities. Here are descriptions of my favorite places in the region. Look for the photo … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Peru

    Peru is, first of all, associated with the Inca culture and civilization, and there are numerous reminders of this part of the country’s history. It is also a country blessed with natural wonders. The Amazon River begins here; the … Continue reading

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Great Places – Southwest USA

     Arizona and New Mexico occupy a very special place in the hearts and minds of tourists to America. These two states preserve a flavor of the Spanish influences which harken to a time when they were part of Mexico. … Continue reading

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Great Places – Central Rockies USA

    The central Rockies include the states of Colorado, Utah and Nevada. There is a great diversity of spectacular scenery in the many National Parks of this region, plus some interesting urban areas, as well. Check out my favorites below … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Germany

     Germany is a marvelous country to visit. Since it historically dates back to the Roman Empire, there are many World Heritage Sites. Some are obviously more recent, as well, since Germany is a varied land with much to offer … Continue reading

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World Heritage Sites – Egypt

     Egypt is famous as the center of the Egyptian Civilization, a culture which dominated the region for thousands of years. It is fortunate that there are so many remnants from this period, and UNESCO was quick to list many … Continue reading

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